I.  The main house

The main house is a 2500 sq ft. contemporary house built in 1985 and designed by Peter H Duxbury AIA in 1983. The house was the dream house of Dr. John Duxbury DDS. The house has the following features:

  1. 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths.
  2. Long decks on the west face of the house with views of the lands and Catskills beyond.
  3. Authentic stone masonry Rumpfold fireplace, A master fireplace indeed.
  4. South facing sunroom with access to two decks.
  5. Nice generous kitchen with island and pantry.
  6. Efficient "green" design. The single car garage shields the north end and the sunroom allows passive solar heating. The Rumpford fireplace can heat the entire house. Fully insulated efficient deigned double glass windows.
  7. The house is easy to maintain.
  8. Hardwood and flagstone floors.
  9. Large workshop with access to house, the exterior and stairs to the garage.
  10. Good storage.
  11. Well with good flow.
  12. House is on septic.
  13. Views to the Berkshire foothills and Catskills mountains.
  14. House is accompanied by a detached pull barn to park another vehicle or to be used as storage.

II.  Adirondack camp

Built in 1934 during the great depression by uncle Russ, uncle Bill and Jack is a wonderful spot that looks nearly 100 years old.

  1. Built in 1934 during the depression by Duxbury family members
  2. addition of 2 bedrooms, electricity and gas in 1974
  3. The camp is charming, quaint and rustic
  4. This little house fancies a ram's head, deer's head, bear skin rug and collections of antlers traps etc.
  5. There is a an old and quite valuable cast iron victorian era vintage wood burning stove in the kitchen plus some modern conveniences.
  6. This is a great hide-away and get-a-way spot
  7. The camp can sleep up to 8 people with 4 fold down beds, which were part of the original design.
  8. Beautiful stone masonry fire place. It is truly one of a kind
  9. Screened in porch
  10. Triangular deck, cantilevered at the edge overlooking a pond and Trout Brook

III.  175 year old barn

Family history indicates the barn was built in 1828. This existing barn is one of the oldest structures in the area. With natural timbers and original barn wood siding. This is a beautiful simple structure, that is part of the pastoral landscape next to Trout Brook

  1. 175 year old timbers and siding.
  2. Magical interior with light coming through the knot holes.
  3. Useful storage
  4. A beautiful structure in the pastoral landscape that looks as if its always been there and meant to have been there
  5. It is said that in the late 1800's that the Barnum and Bailey Circus used to bring their animals up the railroad and house them in this barn during the winter. See photograph of motley crew that handled the animals that were housed in this barn over the winter.

IV.  Vehicle barn

Adjacent to the old barn, is a more recent (approximately 1940) vehicle barn that can house up to 4 vehicles such as tractors or other farm equipment. Sitting inside the garage is a 1949 vintage International Harvester tractor which is part of the property and sale. This garage has a dirt floor but has a masonry foundation and sits peacefully adjacent to Trout Brook.

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